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 (gôr′ē), Edward St. John 1925-2000.
American writer and illustrator noted for his darkly humorous, cryptic tales and spidery ink drawings. His works include The Unstrung Harp (1953) and Amphigorey (1972).


(Biography) Edward St John. 1925–2000, US illustrator and author, noted for his bizarre humour in such works as The Unstrung Harp (1953) and The Wuggly Ump (1963)


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Edward (St. John), 1925–2000, U.S. writer and illustrator.
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He said: "Gardai are appealing for information in relation to the investigation into an incident of a serious assault that occurred on [Sunday] at approximately 12.15am in the Burrow area of Courtown Harbour, Gorey, Co Wexford.
Lintz v Newcastle City NEWCASTLE CITY: S Asif b Young 12, S Khan c Bainbridge b Young 14, U Mukhtar lbw Young 0, Z Khan c Bainbridge b Gorey 4, O Ahmed c Gorey b Edmonds 22, F Padmalaya b Young 19, H Pervez lbw Gorey 2, F Hussain c Bainbridge b Gorey 0, I Ul-Haq c McVittie b Snowball 11, A Ul-Haq b Snowball 0, J Saini not out 0.
WHEN THE AMERICAN ARTIST, illustrator, and author Edward Gorey died out on Cape Cod in 2000 at age seventy-five, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford was notified--I imagine via ominous phone call and completely without warning--that they were to receive a bequest of Mr.
Ozlem Gorey. English Narrative Poetry: A Babel of Voices.
John Gorey (February 22, 1925-April 15, 2000) was an American writer and artist noted for his illustrated books.
Heller presents students, academics, researchers, and general-interest readers with an examination of the cover art and design work that Edward Gorey produced on behalf of New York City publishers in the early years of his career.
Gorey brought the designs in, and I was amazed by them.
Cynhaliwyd y gystadleuaeth yn nhref Gorey, ychydig i'r gogledd o Rosslare yn Iwerddon.
STRATFORD 1.55 Prouts Pub 2.30 Little Jimmy 3.05 Bob's Legend 3.40 Vulcanite 4.15 Forgotten Gold 4.50 Gorey Lane 5.25 Quinlandio.
But now, in time for Halloween, Macpherson will take center stage to read the work of perennial favorite Edward Gorey, who gave us such whimsical and macabre gems as "A is for Amy who fell down the stairs./ B is for Basil assaulted by bears.''